Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Theatre--Performance (Cast Interviews)

This is another in a continuing series of interviews with the cast of THE COMPLETE WOMEN OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, opening Friday, June 8th at 8 pm.


1. Who do you play in The Complete Women of William Shakespeare?
I play Lady Ophelia of Hamlet.

2. What is your role in When Shakespeare’s Ladies Meet?
Lady Ophelia is "nutty as a Yuletide fruitcake'" returned from drowning to advise Juliet.

3. Favourite Scene to play?
Reclining drunkenly and raising glass to recite "To be or not to be . . . "  Favourite Line? "No--I went mad instead."

4. Through your character's eyes, what is When Shakespeare’s Ladies Meet about?
Lady O is compelled to seek Juliet "to warn her of the pitfalls of love!"

5. What do you hope audiences take away from these two shows?
I hope they laugh together all the way home.

Bonus: Describe your character in WSLM in five words: Elegant insanity with loving intentions.

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